Stephynie Malik, Found of SMALIK Enterprises — Ex Silicon Valley Executive & Investor Stephynie Malik is a Global Business Strategist and Crisis Expert. She is also a 3x Founder, Consultant, Podcast Host and Speaker. Stephynie’s career was built in sales, marketing, business development, and strategic alliance roles, holding leadership positions at Actuate, Silicon Graphics, Icarian. She then made the move into independent consulting before founding her first management consulting firm, MalikCo, LLC. While leading alliances, she was responsible for creating countless Partnerships and Technology deals with American Express, Monster.com, Siebel Systems, Deloitte, Nike, People Soft, Actuate, and Toyota to name a few over her 25-year career. Driven by her desire to make an impact, she currently sits on 3 boards and lends her time to brands she believes in that have the potential to change the world. She is working on her first book and has recently launched a podcast called Spin It with Stephynie Malik, a business podcast dedicated to sharing the stories of influential individuals who turned obstacles into opportunities. In addition, she created 2 business courses in 2021: Executive Presence Elevated, how to win and influence leadership, and ScaleOS, scaling your business with practical wisdom and grit. She is also currently rolling out 2 new “By Invitation Only” retreats for men that are struggling with the new way to lead — the ever-changing rules on presence and connection. Stephynie is a Mother of 4 kids — 2 boys and 2 girls, aged 11-26 years old. She is an avid foodie and is a strong influence on Mental Health and Learning Differences. Leadership Top Tip: Say “YES” as much and as often as you possibly can. Attitude is everything. You will NOT know your WHY until you are 100% clear on your Why Not.